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Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags

Wed, 2014-07-23 19:09
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.

Labour considers sport betting levy

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:51
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".

Arizona execution takes two hours

Wed, 2014-07-23 18:49
US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry.

Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:59
Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet

VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:24
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.

VIDEO: The blind art of conducting a choir

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:16
Can blind people be taught to conduct a choir with meaningful gestures that the singers understand?

Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade

Wed, 2014-07-23 17:00
Wildlife film-makers reveal the tricks of the trade

Santiago rail crash families want answers

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:56
Families wait for answers year after Spanish rail disaster

RNLI warns of rise in coastal deaths

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:52
A total of 167 people lost their lives off the UK coastline last year - the highest number since 2010 - the RNLI says.

VIDEO: Ukraine rebel leader admits Russia links

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:47
The leader of Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Borodai, has admitted contacts with Russian security services.

Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:16
Eight places in Europe that also want independence

Four suicides at 'crisis' prison

Wed, 2014-07-23 16:04
A Nottinghamshire jail where four inmates killed themselves in less than a year is described as a "prison in crisis" in a report.

Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:58
Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.

Paracetamol for back pain questioned

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:55
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say.

'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:38
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".

The pros can wait, says London 2012 champion Adams

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:15
Olympic history making boxer Nicola Adams wants a Commonwealth Games gold to complete her medal set, writes BBC Sport's Ben Dirs.

VIDEO: Queen laughs off Glasgow baton hitch

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:09
Prince Imran of Malaysia, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, struggles to open the Commonwealth baton before the 2014 Glasgow Games are officially opened by The Queen.

Warning over NHS trust finances

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:04
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

Illegal bottom injections on rise in US

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:02
The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttock injections

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:01
Why one year after Apollo 11, most Americans couldn't name Neil Armstrong as the first man on the moon. We spoke to Matthew Tribbe, author of No Requiem for the Space Age.
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